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Who knew there were so many famous people named Marion in the world? Our list of celebrities named Marion includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Marions below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Marion, actors named Marion, and much more. Marion Cotillard, Marion Motley, and Marion Ross are only a few of the well-known people named Marion on this list.
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Marion Cotillard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 43

Birthplace: Paris, France

Marion Cotillard (French: [maʁjɔ̃ kɔtijaʁ] (listen); born 30 September 1975) is a French actress, singer-songwriter, musician, and environmentalist. She is the recipient of an Academy Award, a ...more

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Marion Motley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Marion
American football player

Age: Dec. at 79 (1920-1999)

Birthplace: Leesburg, Georgia

Marion Motley (June 5, 1920 – June 27, 1999) was an American football fullback and linebacker who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National ...more

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Marion Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 90

Birthplace: Watertown, Minnesota, United States of America

Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is a retired American actress. Her best-known role is that of Marion Cunningham on the ABC television sitcom Happy Days, on which she starred from 1974 to ...more

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Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Basketball player, Track and field athlete

Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Marion Lois Jones (born October 12, 1975), also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is an American former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player for Tulsa ...more

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Marion Bartoli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Marion Bartoli Tennis player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Le Puy-en-Velay, France

Marion Bartoli (French: [maʁjɔ̃ baʁtɔli]; born 2 October 1984) is a French former professional tennis player. She won the 2013 Wimbledon Championships singles title after previously being ...more
Marion Davies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 64 (1897-1961)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Marion Cecilia Davies (born Marion Cecilia Elizabeth Brooklyn Douras; January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Davies ...more

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Marion Barry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Politician, Actor

Age: 82

Birthplace: Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States of America

Marion Shepilov Barry (born Marion Barry Jr.; March 6, 1936 – November 23, 2014) was an American politician who served as the second mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and ...more

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Marion Campbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Coach, American football player

Age: 89

Birthplace: Chester, South Carolina

Francis Marion Campbell (May 25, 1929 – July 13, 2016) was an American football defensive lineman and coach. He played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1949 until 1951, where he ...more
Marion Raven is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 34

Birthplace: Lørenskog, Europe, Northern Europe, Nordic countries, Norway

Marion Elise Ravn (born 25 May 1984), better known as Marion Raven, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. Raven formed the pop duo M2M with Marit Larsen, though they ceased performing together ...more

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Marion Zimmer Bradley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Editor, Novelist, Author

Age: Dec. at 69 (1930-1999)

Birthplace: Albany, New York

Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley (June 3, 1930 – September 25, 1999) was an American author of fantasy, historical fantasy, science fiction, and science fantasy novels, and is best known for the ...more
Marion Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Marion

Age: Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Marion Brown (September 8, 1931 – October 18, 2010) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and ethnomusicologist. He is most well known as a member of the 1960s avant-garde jazz scene in New York ...more
Marion Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Songwriter, Actor, Singer

Age: 71

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Marion Ramsey (born May 10, 1947) is an American actress and singer. She was a regular on the series Cos but is best known for her role as the squeaky-voiced Officer Laverne Hooks in the Police ...more
Marion Barber III is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Marion
American football player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Plymouth, Minnesota

Marion Sylvester Barber III (born June 10, 1983) is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons. After playing college football for ...more
Marion Scott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Marion

Birthplace: Germany

Marion Lorne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Actor

Age: Dec. at 83 (1885-1968)

Birthplace: USA, West Pittston, Pennsylvania

Marion Lorne MacDougal or MacDougall (sources differ) (August 12, 1883 – May 9, 1968), known professionally as Marion Lorne, was an American actress of stage, film, and television. After a ...more
Marion Phillips is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Politician

Age: Dec. at 51 (1881-1932)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Marion Phillips (29 October 1881 – 23 January 1932) was a Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament in England.
Marion Caunter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Marion

Age: 38

Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia

Marion Rose Caunter Abdullah is a Malaysian video jockey and an events MC.
Marion Barber, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Marion
American football player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Marion Sylvester Barber Jr. (born December 6, 1959) is a former American football running back. He played for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) from 1982 to 1988. He ...more
Marion Donovan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Marion

Age: Dec. at 81 (1917-1998)

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Marion O'Brien Donovan (October 15, 1917 – November 4, 1998) was an American inventor and entrepreneur. She is best known for developing the first waterproof disposable diaper, a feat which ...more
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Marion
American football player

Age: 49

Birthplace: Sylvester, Georgia

Marion Stevenson Butts, Jr. (born August 1, 1966) is a former professional American football running back who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, the ...more
Marion Kreiner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Snowboarder, Athlete

Age: 37

Birthplace: Graz, Austria

Marion Kreiner is a professional snowboarder.
Marion Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Actor

Age: Dec. at 76 (1909-1985)

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marion Martin (born Marion Suplee, June 7, 1909 – August 13, 1985) was an American film and stage actress.
Marion Hargrove is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Screenwriter, Writer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)

Birthplace: Mount Olive, North Carolina

Marion Hargrove (October 13, 1919 – August 23, 2003) was an American writer noted for the World War II bestselling book See Here, Private Hargrove, a collection of humorous newspaper columns ...more
Marion Leonard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Actor

Age: Dec. at 75 (1881-1956)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Marion Leonard (June 9, 1881 – January 9, 1956) was an American stage actress who became one of the first motion picture celebrities in the early years of the silent film era.
Marion Dane Bauer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Marion
Writer

Age: 80

Birthplace: Oglesby, Illinois

Marion Dane Bauer is a writer.